Honggang Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering




Science & Engineering 214F


2009University of Nebraska - LincolnPhD in Computer Engineering
2001Southwest Jiaotong University, ChinaMS in Computer Science and Engineering
1996Southwest Jiaotong University, ChinaBE in Electrical Engineering


  • Wireless networks and mobile computing
  • Body area networks
  • Computer architecture
  • Object-oriented software development

Research interests

  • Biomedical computing
  • Embedded systems
  • Multimedia communication
  • Networks and multimedia security
  • Software design

Research activities

  • Developing A Physical-Channel Based Lightweight Authentication System for Wireless Body Area Networks, PI
  • Collaborative Research: Design of a wearable biosensor system with wireless network for the remote detection of life threatening events in neonates
  • A Cross-layer End-to-End Performance Modeling Approach for Large-Scale Random Wireless Networks with Node Cooperative Behavior
  • Acquisition of COMET, A Cognitive RadiO Multimedia NEtwork Testbed for Multimedia Communication Research and Education
  • Data Collection via CRS&SI Technology to Determine when to Impose SLR. Funded by U.S. Federal Department of Transportation

Select publications

L. Song, S. Wu, H. Wang (2016).
SIMPLEX: Symbol-level Information MultiPLEX
IEEE Internet of Things Journal

Dapeng Wu, Yanyan Wang, Honggang Wang, Boran Yang, Chonggang Wang, Ruyan Wang (2015).
Dynamic Coding Control in Social Intermittent Connectivity Wireless Networks
IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology

Dapeng Wu, Hongpei Zhang, Honggang Wang, Chonggang Wang, Ruyan Wang, Yi Xie (2015).
Quality of Protection (QoP)-Driven Data Forwarding for Intermittently Connected Wireless Networks
IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine

Honggang Wang received his B.E. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering from Southwest Jiaotong University, China, in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He worked for Bell Labs Lucent Technologies China from 2001 to 2004 as a member of Technical Staff I. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2009. His research interests include networking, wireless sensor networks, multimedia communication, network and information security, software engineering and programming, embedded sensory system, biomedical computing, and pattern recognition. He has published more than 30 papers in his research areas and won the Best Paper Award of 2008 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). He serves as an Associate Editor of Wiley's Security and Communication Networks (SCN) Journal, the TPC member for IEEE Globecom 2010, IEEE WiMob 2008, 2009 and a Co-chair of IWCMC 2010 multimedia over wireless symposium.

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